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George Eastman Museum logoRochester, N.Y. (February 21, 2024) — The artistic works of the Flower City Arts Center’s Studio 678 Photo Club will once again adorn the walls of the George Eastman Museum this spring, as the museum’s newest Gallery Obscura exhibition opens on Saturday, March 2. These creative works by students of the 2023-24 club are inspired by the students’ vision of the world around them. Works from the Studio 678 Photo Club were featured in the inaugural exhibition in the museum’s new Gallery Obscura in the spring of 2023.

George Eastman Museum logoRochester, N.Y. (February 19, 2024) —The George Eastman Museum has announced that it will host five free In This Moment: Revolution, Reckoning, Reparation Volume 3 (ITM) Panel Discussions at the museum’s Dryden Theatre throughout 2024 and 2025. The first of five events will be held on Monday, April 29 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will feature Humanitarian Midge Thomas and Walter Cooper PhD, Regent Emeritus of the State of New York. The full schedule of events will be revealed at a later date.

Hallockville Museum FarmRiverhead, NY (Feb. 16, 2024) --- East End agricultural, natural and cultural history will be the focus of four guided walking tours to be offered this spring at Hallockville Museum Farm, a 28-acre preserved North Fork farm homestead in Riverhead. The tours will cover a range of topics including barn architecture from the 18th to the 20th centuries, local tree species, antique farm equipment and medicinal uses of plants.

Focus - Click - TotalityRochester, N.Y. (February 16, 2024)—The George Eastman Museum has announced that it will be open on Monday, April 8 in celebration of the 2024 total solar eclipse. Titled “Focus, Click, Totality!”, this special event will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and will showcase the historic gardens and grounds as a viewing area for this once-in-a-lifetime celestial event.

Mosaic Panel with Preparations for a FeastAfrica & Byzantium presents nearly 200 artworks, including many that have never before been exhibited in the United States

Exhibition Dates: Through March 3, 2024

Exhibition Location: The Met Fifth Avenue, Gallery 199

New York, N.Y. – The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Africa & Byzantium, a seminal exhibition of nearly 200 works that explores the tradition of Byzantine art and culture in North and East Africa from the 4th through the 15th century and beyond. On view through March 3, 2024, Africa & Byzantium sheds light on an underrepresented area of art history. Even though Byzantium was a vast empire that spanned parts of Africa, Europe, and Asia, its extensive connections to Africa have previously been understudied. Bringing together art, religion, literature, history, and archaeology, this innovative exhibition highlights artworks from the multicultural communities of northern and eastern Africa.

First Look FestivalThe festival’s 13th edition opens with Astrid Rondero and Fernanda Valadez’s Sujo and closes with Bill and Turner Ross’s Gasoline Rainbow, framing a lineup of 46 premieres, including 20 features, representing 21 countries

March 13–17, 2024

Tickets are now on sale: movingimage.org/firstlook2024

Astoria, NY (February 12, 2024) — Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to announce the complete lineup for the 13th edition of First Look, the Museum’s festival of new and innovative international cinema, which will take place in person March 13–17, 2024. Each year, First Look offers a diverse slate of major New York premieres, work-in-progress screenings and sessions, gallery installations, and fresh perspectives on the art and process of filmmaking.

Adirondack Experience logoBlue Mountain Lake, NY – February 12, 2024 – The Adirondack Experience Museum (ADKX) is excited to announce their upcoming Total Solar Eclipse Experience event on Monday, April 8, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM! This special program will allow guests to celebrate the arrival of this rare astrological phenomenon, which will be coming through the Adirondack region that afternoon and won’t happen again for 300 years.

Indonesian DanceYonkers, NY (February 5, 2024) —Hudson River Museum is celebrating the Year of the Dragon at its annual Lunar New Year Festival on Saturday, February 17, 11am–5pm. Join us for performances, traditional Asian arts and crafts, demonstrations, and much more! All performances and workshops are free with general admission; Planetarium shows and Glenview tours are ticketed.

Copy of 18th c. Green Tara by Roshan Houshmand, Gouache on Linen, 20” x 16”A Retrospective Solo Show Exploring How Spirituality Intertwines with Eastern Inspired Art Practices to Heal Loss and Foster Both Reflection and Compassion

Yonkers, NY (February 5, 2024) On view from February 3 - March 15 at Yonkers Public Library Riverfront Art Gallery is Beyond the Physical, a retrospective solo show featuring the highly awarded works of artist Roshan Houshmand, an Iranian/American artist who was born and raised in the Philippines.

Schweinfurth Art CenterAuburn, N.Y. - “The formal opening of the Cayuga Museum of History and Art today is an event whose importance will be increasingly realized as the various departments get into full swing. When functioning properly, a museum is not a show place merely, but a work place and a recreational place. It offers not simply an opportunity to see and enjoy the finished productions of artists but also a chance to participate in the creation of beauty.” – Auburn Citizen; October 16, 1936…

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